Baltic Peat Producers forum 2018 in Tartu

Tootsi Turvas take part from Baltic Peat Producers forum in Tartu. Here is our stand in forum.


Topics of the forum are

9:30-11:00 I session – Trends in the Field of Peat

Introduction – Erki Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association
Peat production and innovation – Marc Peray, Premier Tech
Peat for Food and Quality of Life: available peat resources and expected demand for peat in future – Bernd Hofer, Hofer & Pautz GbR
Growing media – future outlook and trends – Jüri Tiidermann, ASB Greenworld Eesti OÜ

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 II session – New Applications of Peat

Peat production in Lithuania in 2018 – Giedrius Kavaliauskas, Lithuanian Peat Producers Association
Peat-based composite materials – Jüri Liiv, University of Tartu
Activated carbon from peat – Enn Lust, University of Tartu
Hortifibre, wood fibre for substrates: 20 years of experience – Kenneth Laming, Florentaise

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 III session – Developments of Peatland Management

Peat production in Latvia in 2018 – Ingrida Krigere, Latvian Peat Association
Paludiculture – is it really worth it? – Ilze Ozola, Lake and Peatland Research Centre
Restoration of damaged peatlands – benefits for nature and climate – Nerijus Zableckis, Lithuanian Fund for Nature
Abandoned peat extraction sites – will future be wetter and better? – Ain Kull, University of Tartu

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:30 IV session – Future Technologies

Peat production in Estonia in 2018 – Erki Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association
Moss, forgotten renewable raw material – Teppo Rantanen, Biolan Baltic
Adding value to peat production management by using IT – Peteris Gredzens, Intellitech
Internet of Things (IoT) in peatlands: Sensing CO and Temperature using smart sensors – Ove Tüksammel, Head of Levikom IoT solutions
Modern solutions for preventing and extinguishing wildfires – Taavi Teets, Firesolutions OÜ